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Former Pittsburgh woman charged with shipping marijuana from Calif. to Pa.

Sarah Jean DeHaro, 21, who police said moved from West View to California about a year ago, faces a preliminary hearing Aug. 5.

2 days ago


Mars Area putting Middlesex school up for sale

Mars Area School District is planning to sell the former Middlesex Elementary School.

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Member of Pagans facing additional prison time for probation violation

Richard Speciale, could receive an additional 33 months for violating probation from a previous conviction in Pittsburgh.

1 day ago


Police: Greenville man, 45, shot, killed by his wife

The shooting happened around 6:15 p.m. near the intersection of East State Street and Woodrow Court. Sharon Police are investigating.

3 days ago


Marianist brother who taught at North Catholic gets 2-year term for sex abuse in Australia

Bernard Hartman received a three-year sentence, with one year suspended, following convictions of sexually abusing three children.

5 days ago


Overnight lane restrictions set on McKnight Road

Work hours are 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

5 days ago


 Don Clayton of Franklin Park points to the new walls that are part of a $100,000 backyard project done by A&N Lawn Service Inc.

From grill to great: The livin' is easy — and outdoors — for many in Pittsburgh region

The outdoor living space was slow to catch on in Western Pennsylvania, but more and more are investing and enjoying the view.

6 days ago


Three seriously injured in Route 8 crash in Butler County

The crash occurred at 4:40 a.m. at Branchton Road in Slippery Rock.

6 days ago


Eastbound I-80 reopens in Venango County

The highway was closed from Exit 35-Clintonville, Route 308 to Exit 42-Emlenton, Route 38.

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  Among the crocheting volunteers are, from left, Joanne McDaniel, Jackie Heaney, Rosmary Stein, Dina Buccilli, Georgann Shalayda and Patty Mandell.

Volunteers crochet plastic bags into sleeping mats for soldiers

“Just our little efforts can do so much good,” said Joanne McDaniel of Leet.

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North Allegheny superintendent Raymond Gualtieri steps down

Raymond Gualtieri helped improve low morale, lax security, and insufficient technology while working as superintendent since 2011.

6 days ago


Ross Township ponders pension plan switch

The township hopes to save money by offering plans such as a 401(k) to new, nonunion employees and then possibly to all workers.

6 days ago


Commonwealth Financing Authority funding redevelopment projects in North towns

$3.4 million in casino revenue from the Pennsylvania Gaming Economic Development and Tourism program is funding multiple projects.

6 days ago


 Fox Chapel Area High School is under renovation, including the front entrance, which is being converted into a two-story vestibule.

Fox Chapel Area High School renovations on schedule

Students will return to a new entrance, refurbished restrooms, updated locker rooms, and a new kitchen.

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  Jackie Jaros Jackie Jaros works at Deer Lakes Middle School as a counselor and student council adviser.

Deer Lakes educator Jackie Jaros honored for student council role

Jackie Jaros has been named the 2015 Warren E. Shull National Middle Level Advisor of the Year.

6 days ago


North at a glance: Resurfacing will restrict evening traffic on Route 68

Community events and news taking place throughout the North communities.

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North events

Events and other happenings throughout the north communities.

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School news: Fox Chapel, Mars Area, North Allegheny and more

School news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.

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Pagans motorcycle gang member sentenced to prison for drug dealing

Richard Speciale, 53, entered a plea to a revised agreement with prosecutors in Wheeling and was immediately sentenced to 12 years

1 week ago


Section of Route 8 in Shaler reopened after van rolls over

Route 8 was closed between East Pennview Street and Spencer Lane for about three hours as crews repair a utility pole.

1 week ago


13-year-old seriously injured after crashing car in Mercer County

Police said the teen was driving on Route 58 in Findley Wednesday when he drove off the side of the road and down an embankment.

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 Efforts to recruit other obstetrician-gynecologists have not been successful, Jameson Health System President and CEO Doug Danko said.

New Castle’s Jameson Hospital closing childbirth services unit

One of its only two obstetricians is departing, and childbirth services will no longer be offered in a few weeks.

1 week ago


Freeport Road paving to start tonight in O'Hara, Harmar, Cheswick

An alternating one-way traffic pattern will be in effect at times from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through late October.

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 David Wright runs a workshop to help children cope with things like disappointment and adversity at the Never Fear Being Different camp at Union Area High School in Lawrence County, Tuesday.

Former Westminster College football players teach 'never fear being different'

Teammates David Wright and Jordon Rooney started Never Fear Being Different in Lawrence County to help kids overcome their insecurities.

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 Mark Steidl of Highland Park attended the private fundraiser where Hillary Clinton spoke. Mark is a student at CCAC.

Clinton meets supporters at Fox Chapel fundraiser

Clinton was to appear at the Fox Chapel home of Cynthia Shapira, the wife of David Shapira, the executive chairman of Giant Eagle’s board

1 week ago


Man jailed on charges he critically wounded sleeping man in Butler County

Butler police said 19-year-old Jase Charlton fired a shot that wounded 20-year-old Brandon Fairtrace, who was in bed with his girlfriend.

1 week ago


Worker in bucket truck injured in Butler County

A man was injured Wednesday afternoon in Butler County after the bucket truck he was in was struck by a cement truck.

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 Rick and Jessica Goeller, with their son Lucas, 2, at their family farm in Indiana Township on June 17.

Indiana Township boy who received donated liver experiencing organ rejection weeks later

The 2-year-old Indiana Township boy’s quest for a liver won hearts around the country.

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Former Air National Guard officer based in Pittsburgh pleads guilty to conspiracy

Gerard Mangis, a retired colonel from Shaler, will be sentenced in November after pleading guilty to conspiracy in federal court.

1 week ago


Lane closures start today on Parkway North

Closures are possible in both directions between Perrysville Avenue and Camp Horne Road.

1 week ago


Campbell Road reopens in West Deer

The road had been closed from Route 910 to Deer Spring Lane since May 5.

1 week ago


Ross Township considers new pension plan

The plan would be for new, nonunion employees, but officials hope to eventually include all township employees if approved by their unions.

1 week ago


Pittsburgh Pagans biker gang member sentenced in W.Va. drug case

Richard Speciale, a high-ranking member of the gang was sentenced today to a dozen years in federal prison for distributing cocaine.

1 week ago


Cash reward marks anniversary of unsolved Butler County fatalities

A candlelight vigil at the state police barracks in Butler was planned for tonight, 13 years after the deaths.

1 week ago


Coroner identifies man killed in Armstrong County apartment fire

The fire was reported at the Rayburn Township apartment about 9:30 p.m.

1 week ago


County's partnership with nonprofit yields $400,000 to boost fire safety, recruitment

The Butler County government partnered with educators, firefighters and nonprofits to create a mobile fire safety training center.

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 Jason Reid gives his partner Hitomi Mullen a spin as they dance in the "Yes, You can Dance" at Dance Explosion in Ross. The dance program supports wellness for those with special needs, disabilities and chronic degenerative diseases.

At 'Yes, You Can Dance,' ballroom classes double as therapy

The program is for those with special needs, disabilities and chronic degenerative diseases.

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Theater company revives nostalgia with 'The Wizard of Oz' production

The musical will have six performances — July 23 through July 25 and July 30-Aug. 1 in the Quaker Valley High School auditorium, Sewickley.

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 David Ethridge, of Canonsburg, takes a turn June 11 at Pitcher Park Memorial Skatepark in Carnegie. Mr. Ethridge and many other skaters practiced at the park before the Stay Flared Skateboarding Tour professionals arrived.

Skateboarding may be declining nationwide, but Pittsburgh region is a different story

You don’t have to look any fur­ther than Pitcher Park in Carnegie to see that the area’s skate­board­ing scene is grow­ing.

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North at a glance: La Roche student group receives Gateway to Equity Award

Community events and news taking place throughout the North communities.

1 week ago


North scape: Concerts, fundraisers and more

Events and other happenings throughout the north communities.

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Notables: St. Barnabas Health System, North Hills High School and more

The St. Barnabas Health System has a new director of development and North Hills students won top honors at a science competition.

1 week ago


Section of Pa. Turnpike to be closed early Sunday

Traffic will be detoured via Route 8, Route 910 and Freeport Road.

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Here are a few skateboard safety concerns

Most skateboard-related deaths involve a moving vehicle. Wearing a helmet can mean the difference between life and death.

1 week ago


Louisville man acquitted of felony count in fatal Route 28 crash

The judge found Eric Gonzalez-Huerta guilty of 22 summary traffic offenses and ordered him to pay $1,800 in fines.

1 week ago


 Ruth Parker, champion of shuffleboard

Shuffling for gold: Zelienople woman wins at senior games

Ruth Parker, 91, won her fourth gold medal in shuffleboard at the National Senior Games in Minneapolis this week.

2 weeks ago


 Ethan Klein, 4, gets some help from his brother Jacob Klein, 7, and his parents, Lindsay Klein and Arturo Hernandez, as they ride in the bike parade through the halls of the Allegheny Health Network Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion.

Disabled children in Pittsburgh region overjoyed to get specialized bikes

Variety, a children’s charity, and Allegheny Health Network distributed 11 bicycles to disabled children Wednesday.

2 weeks ago


 The FBI is looking for this person who they say robbed a First National Bank in Franklin Park last month.

Police seek help in finding robber in Franklin Park bank heist

The robber is described as white, about 5-foot-10 to 6-feet tall with a thin build and might have a tribal neck tattoo, police said.

2 weeks ago


Father charged after infant son suffers fractured skull

Tyler Duddy is in the Butler County Prison in lieu of $75,000 bond, facing charges that include aggravated assault and endangering a child.

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